Category Archives: lunch

One-Handed Quiche

Here’s a meal we ate in the car for a few weeks while going to and from Bible study This recipe for biscuits– it’s better than others because it is soft and more workable. The recipe calls for kamut flour, but we use freshly ground whole wheat flour. Line muffin tins with the biscuit dough- […]

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Basic Quiche

Crust:2 cups cooked brown rice1 beaten egg1 teaspoon soy sauce or Bragg’s Liquid Amino Acids Combine. Mix well Spread evenly to cover well greased quiche pan or pie plate. Bake rice crust at 350 F for ten minutes. Remove. This is a nice crust because it doesn’t really get soggy. Filling:1/2 pound chopped vegetables (you […]

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Crunchy Tortilla Vegetable Wraps

This is a great meal for spring.  If you use lettuce instead of tortillas, you have a very yummy low-carb dish. There’s the original recipe and then there’s my short-cut which follows. Original: Shred in food processer:1/2 cup each carrot, broccoli, cauliflower1 cup cheddar cheesesnip 2 green onions with kitchen shearstear up a cup of […]

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Whole Grain Focaccia Bread, soaked grain recipe

This is how I made this bread, the ingredients I had.  You can make substitutions, of course.  After all, the original recipe has water instead of milk,  only wheat flour, and calls for no soaking time at all. Combine in bowl:4 cups freshly ground whole wheat flour2 cups freshly ground flour from oat groats3 cups […]

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Red Flannel Hash

Red Flannel Hash is an old ‘use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without’ recipe.Originally it would have been made with bits of leftover beef, cooked potatoes, and some beets from the root cellar, or bits of delicious roasted beets leftover from Sunday Dinner. While milk or cream were fairly easy […]

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Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

Crockpot Mac’n cheese Grease inside of crock pot.Beat:4 cups of milk2 eggs Stir in:1/2 pound pasta (macaroni, shells, spirals)4 cups cheese of your choice, grated1/2 t. salt1/2 t. pepper1 t. dry mustard Mix well. Pour into crockpot and cook on low for 5 hours. Variation- sprinkled with red pepper.  Use swiss cheese or a combination […]

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Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes, or Latkes Oil for frying 4 cups grated potatoes (I never peel them. I scrub them clean using a plastic kitchen scrubber I keep just for this purpose. Steel pads with no soap added also work well) 1 onion, diced small 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons flour 2 eggs pepper to taste […]

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Broccoli Cottage Cheese Casserole

Broccoli Cottage Casserole Combine:16 ounces cottage or ricotta cheese10 ounces of frozen broccoli4 eggs1/2 cup diced peppers or green chiles Turn into oiled pie pan, top with Parmesan cheese or minced onions. Bake at 350 for about half an hour, or until set and not jiggly. Also good topped with sliced fresh tomatoes and then […]

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Salmon Quesedillas

Salmon Quesedillas Ingredients:Salmonlemon juicegarlicbasilgreen oniontortillascoconut oilbuttergrated cheese Combine cooked salmon- either two cans of salmon or the equivalent amount of fresh or frozen cooked salmon- with lemon juice (about two tablespoons), minced garlic (about two tablespoons, but there could always be more garlic), a couple of tablespoons of basil, and some diced green onion (about […]

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